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ABC
Oct 14, 2011 5:30pm EDT
at high speeds. >> reporter: the state gave the go ahead to use the cameras in 09. the executive wanted to do a one year study fist to see what would be the fest affective use for them. during the survey police found two third of the cars traveling were speeding and a third of those cars was more than 12 miles per hour over the limit. >> it's a way to get money. >> reporter: that's how some people feel. others have a different opinion. >> i think it's a great idea. people speed up and down these roads and there is children going to and from school, some are walking, some are on the buses. >> reporter: the county opted for mobile cameras instead of fixed speed cameras. that gives us the flexibility to go where problems are as they emerge. it allows us to create this expectation, perception the cameras could be in any of the zones. >> reporter: the cameras will be operated only by members of the police department certified to operate them. don harrison, abc2 news. >> keep in mind you will get a be 30 day grace period where anyone caught will get a warning, after that you will get a ticket
ABC
Oct 20, 2011 5:30pm EDT
shelters and other resources, call 24 hours a day. >> this story will hit home with so many people using smart phones a lot of people have replaced the camera or video recorder but with the technology comes new risks as one family using a popular picture app found out the hard way. >> reporter: you will hear this and say i do that at home. the miller family up loaded nearly a thousand pictures using an i-phone app called photograph bucket. after that they learned their pictures, specifically the ones of their two sons both under the age of 12 were stolen. >> days later somebody starts texting my phone saying you need to put the photographs on private, these aren't looking good, it looks like they are going to sexual predator sites. >> reporter: it turned out when they up loaded the pictures they didn't know they had to click the private buton. the millers called police, filed a report and at least one of the website that posted the pictures was shut down but the pictures continue to circulate, they have changed their son's routines to make sure nobody has seen them online can follow the
ABC
Oct 11, 2011 5:30pm EDT
. we'll talk about how much the rain will impact us over the next two days and what it clears out all coming up. >>> a woman working at an instillation doing scientific research near the south pole has been waiting for medical care for six weeks after suffer what may have been a stroke. she is able to communicate using a satellite phone. but it is a risky proposition to send a marine that get her. >> if it means putting a pilot at risk of his life, it's critical that they do not do it. >> experts have treated her and they heard her speak and they say she should be past the worst effects of the possible stroke. >>> two robbers trying to rip off a gas station in houston got a little more than they bargained for. we'll tell you what the clerk d. >>> and a family owned jewelry store in colorado gets taken for ten grand. we'll tell you how they were fooled out of their money. >>> a houston gas station turned into a shootout over the weekend. police say that two men held up the station. they jumped over the counter armed with guns. but the clerk was not going to take the attack lying down.
ABC
Oct 21, 2011 5:30pm EDT
. >>> president obama says us troops will be out of iraq by the end of the year. right now there are nearly 40,000 american service members in the country. there will be a us marine led detail. >>> weatherwise things have been very fall like today. some sunshine at times but also at times the clouds overtaking the sky. it has been dry at least and breezy. look at the wind gusts 20 to 27 today. temperatures now falling off through the 50s we go this evening under a varbly cloudy sky. your weekend showing sunshine around here. we'll talk about that, temperatures through sunday and a look at when we get rain again. >>> meanwhile tonight we are thinking pink and working for you with our call to breast health. if you have concerns we have experts standing by to answer all of your questions. we want to spend it to kelly swoope standing by with the phone calls. >> interesting calls today. 10:00 this morning. a lot of people know you are supposed to have the screening every year after you turn 40 but with the economy the way it is a lot of people are worried beabout how to pay for that. let's talk to
ABC
Oct 7, 2011 5:30pm EDT
teght ticket you are better off using the city 's parking garages. >> the new license plate readers are not on the streets yet. they will go on line on november. >>> the house known as the edgar allen poe house is still in limbo, one man is trying to help. they are hope to raise funds to help keep it open. subsidies to keep it open will end soon and they hope this show will help raise awareness and help preserve it. the one man play will be tonight and next weekend and friday the 21st, admission is 10 bucks. >>> more of this fantastic weather on tap. not a cloud in the sky anywhere in the mid-atlantic states. >>> temperatures in the 60s and 70s, low 70s westminster to bethesda, and 60s over on the eastern shore, winds have let up. a bit of a breeze the last two days not today. winds generally less than five miles per hour, this evening temperatures fall through the 60s, nice cool conditions and a light breeze and again into the remainder of the forecast clear sky. more coming up. >> the republican committee have set its caucus on tuesday, january the third. they plan to work to co
ABC
Oct 25, 2011 5:30pm EDT
companies can expect lower heating bills. that's because the price of natural gas is down. if you use electric heat you may be able to save because the cost of generating electricity is down but your savings could vary on how cold the winters have become. >>> members of a college sorority are on high alert after a rapist are targeting them. so far, four women have been attacked. >> reporter: members of the college sorority feel they could be the target. you can see the man who may be responsible for at life-threatening four sexual assaults. police believe he has broken into women's homes between 9 p.m. and 4 a.m. >> it's happening inner that home. >> reporter: the women all live near each other and the suspect reveals personal details about their victims. african-americans in their mid-50s and 60s and members of the delta sigma sorority. >> rapists usually find victims just in their neighborhood that are convenient. >> reporter: since november 2010, four women were raped. now the delta sigma theta sorority is warning them to not wear their greek letters. the sorority said this is frig
ABC
Oct 4, 2011 5:30pm EDT
told you about the dangerous ares in your home. tonight jamie costello joins us with a sober re-- reminder. >> reporter: 2-year-old shawn brown died when a tv fell on top of hem. this is what we warned you about yesterday. his parents say he went in his room to get clothes when the 27-inch tv fell on top of shawn. his older brother tried to get the tv off of him but it was too heavy for his little hands. >> things were happening so fast. >> reporter: we just told you about this yesterday. amping core furniture to the -- anchor furniture to the floor. push the tv as far back as possible and keep tv or your cable cords out of the reach of children. take a look at the top five hazards that we have posted at abc2news.com. jamie costello, abc2 news. >>> well, a man and his 2-year-old daughter were found unconscious inside of a car on long island. we'll tell you why a hazmat team had to be called. >>> and heavy rains lead to rising waters in boston. how several drivers became trapped. >>> a 44-year-old man and his two-year-old daughter were found unconscious in a car. the hazmat team
ABC
Oct 12, 2011 5:30pm EDT
a . >>> now, abc 2news at 5:30. >> it's ray fact. local government just like us are all struggling over the country. we will tell you what one city is doing to save money that has some fearing for their safety. senate senate voted down the president's billion dollar job bill last night. when what the president plans to do now. >>> and the remaining republican presidential candidates faced off in another debate focusing on the economy. who did well and who didn't. >>> first its been gray all day long and some spots have been seeing rain. looking at 695, traffic moving but it has been ugly. wyatt is in the storm center with a look at that first forecast and hopefully giving us some hope. >> hope, all about hope and we have some hope here in the next few hours, the rain will at least let up some. the radar, check it out. cecil, rain about to get more intense. some areas getting some clearing back up toward overly, essex about to see the rain lighten up all the way up through perry hall. the heavy stuff should start to clear, temperatures low 60s to upper 50s, chilly, we will talk abo
ABC
Oct 17, 2011 5:30pm EDT
crosses the white line, accelerates quickly and crashes into a truck all while texting using a simulated program. he is one of four students in baltimore to attend the first national teen distracting summit. >> we want to empower these youth. >> reporter: she runs the nonprofit coalition. she says getting teens to put their phones down is easier said than done. teenage drivers make up the greatest proportion of distracted drivers. in 2009, 594 teens died from distracted driving crashes. students like eric agree and see it first hand. >>> it's pretty normal to text and drive. >> reporter: he admits he does it too. maryland cracked down on the problem two years ago. this month that law was revised making it legal to use text message while at stop lights. i'm interested to see if i can do this better. i've gotted simulator and cell phone. i'm already swerving. within seconds, i've crashed. >> just because you've driven a long time doesn't mean you can drive with your phone. >> reporter: he is not only spreading the message to his peers but to his parents. >> maybe if they see me not tcting
ABC
Oct 6, 2011 5:30pm EDT
them as much money. don harrison showing us how they are in trouble with the law. >> i have been up here the cab service up here just like -- it's messed up. >> reporter: its complaints that made police aware of problem was cabs at some amtrak and light-rail stops. >> we did an operation called operation correct fare. >> reporter: tuesday morning police did an undercover sting at the amtrak rail station and at a light-rail stop. they posed as customers looking for cab drives. in a 20 minute span police issued 11 violations, three of them involving arrests on the scene. one of the arrests was for a suspended driver's license and two were for criminal warrants. some of the violations were traffic citation, failure to start a fare meter and refusal to take a customer. >> take you where they got to go. >> reporter: these don't come as a surprise to some customers. >> most cab drivers want the trip out of town, you make yore money than try to run someone local and burn more gas in traffic. >> reporter: jeff used to drive a cab and he has seen drivers not play by the rules. >> we neve
ABC
Oct 31, 2011 5:30pm EDT
another scam. the u.s. attorney's office said williams and an accomplice ran a rent to own scheme. the victim would pay a fee and paid monthly for a car they got and eventually hoped to own but rental did short-term car rentals and kept the cash. >> i think he's scum. >> reporter: as part of an abc2 news investigation in 2009 we found people who said that williams took cash. they paid a monthly fee and a year's worth of lease payments but later got e convicted -- evicted when he didn't pay the rent. he's in a lot or trouble with this case. he's charged with wire fraud and could spend as many as 20 years in prison if convicted. we'll continue following the case. to see all of the stories, log on to abc2news.com and click on the investigator's page. >>> testimony is supposed to start in the williams case and joce will be there. >>> this was a scary day at one baltimore's mcdonald. it's halloween and the owner on bel air road really got into the spirit. kelly swoope is in perry hall. >> reporter: we'll get to that in one second. found a pretty creative costume. what are you? >> i am
ABC
Oct 13, 2011 5:30pm EDT
in the door, we continue to watch what the police are telling us and we're streaming a live press conference going on right now where the chief is talking about the latest in the investigation of a missing 11- year-old. the amber alert went out about two hours into this new day and the officers found the body of jane mcquane last night here in montgomery county her son william has not been seen and they picked up a curtis low lopez in north carolina. >>> if you have a booster seat in your car, experts are warning that you should get them checked to make sure that they're really keeping your child safe. not all booster seats are created equal. different ones put kits at different heights. >>> and the annapolis man that has pulled off paving schemes in multiple states is at it again. several new residents say i think he got me too. >>> to a developing story. police in california have identified the man who killed eight people during a shooting rampage in an up scale salon. it was all because of a domestic dispute. here is the latest. >> reporter: it was early wednesday afternoon what shots rin
ABC
Oct 18, 2011 5:30pm EDT
shows us what police are doing to handle the break-ins. >> the serenity of the heritage him community has been broken over the past few weeks. since september 20th, five houses have been broken into. some were vacant and others while nobody's home. >> it's scary. i've got three little kids. >> reporter: police are so concerned that they've actually robocalled people in the heritage hill area so they can be aware of it. it's a wakeup call. >> the kids are always out playing. >> our community involvement. they're the first line of defense. we've been made aware of several incidents. we want people to report anything they see. >> reporter: besides using the reverse 911 call, they're sending disawtionz -- additional officers to the area. police are also taking advantage of the internet. >> social media type of situation. we're alerting people on the internet. >> reporter: joe hooker lives in the area and has a security system. >> people should keep their doors locked tight, and purchase an alarm or dog. >> reporter: in glen burnie, don harrison. >> call 410-222-6135. >>> a frederick man h
ABC
Oct 27, 2011 5:30pm EDT
the treatment down the ducks like drano and clean them out. >> 40,000 women a year could use the treatment. the ducks are, are where most breast cancers begin. doctors will take a thin cath catheter and creating it to the woman's duck and let's them deliver medicines directly to the tumor cells. >> gets people a way of eliminating breast cancer without the side effects. >> susanna wilkes is part of the study, testing if the delivery system would be safe. she had stage two breast cancer and knew she had a double mastectomy. before her surgery, she volunteered. >> i wanted to do whatever i could to be helpful for people who came after me. >> the results are, are encouraging. it showed no major side effects in people like susanna. it worked to knock out the cancer in animals. >> the change in treatment is not that far away. in the next five to 10 years, you should see it in the clinic. >> dr. richard besser, "abc news," new york. >> two local business owners put their heads together and came up with an idea for an event they are calling dying out for a cause. it's going on tonight. joe anne,
ABC
Oct 19, 2011 5:30pm EDT
. police say 22-year-old brandon used a fake facebook profile to make county with two under age boys, one 13, the other 14. >> is >> pools of water on the floor and old packing equipment at one colorado farm are likely to blame for the lysteria breakout. >> >> and schools were closed today near a wild animal park in eastern ohio after dozens of animals were released. authorities believe the owner of the animals set the animals free before taking his own life. bears, tigers, lions among the dangerous animals released. >> >> the latest on the horrible p arrested a fourth person in connection with the case of mentally disabled people locked in the base machine. mcinterbase arrest happened the day after police in florida found 10 young people being kept in the basement who police believe may be related to the victims. police are running tests trying to identify them. >> >> the search for lisa, the missing 11-year-old kansas city baby continues with a return to the parents home, investigators with shovels, et cetera, wasted no time getting started after a search warrant was issued the baby van
ABC
Oct 5, 2011 5:30pm EDT
was saved by neighbors who heard his cries. he's in foster care. >> people in south florida are used to seeing things wash up on the beach. two beachgoers found 22 packages of cocaine. police say the drugs with worth $2.2 million. they are trying to figure out where the drugs came from and where they were headed. >>> people living in this california home found more than two racoons in their trash. they discovered two huge mountain lions in the yard. authorities telling them to keep kids and pets inside, but nobody has been hurt. >> you can imagine seeing that? >> wow! >>> they added hundreds of new jobs last year. now they are trying to fill 80 open spots. which business is looking for help and what do they do there. >> there's almost as many frontrunners as candidates. we'll break down the republican presidential field and tell you where things stand. coming up. . >>> a new survey of a thousand americans show a third of people would only pay their rent or mortgages for a month if they lost their jobs. most experts recommend six months of emergency savings but these days the average
ABC
Oct 3, 2011 5:30pm EDT
demonstrate that where we live, work, learn and play doesn't have to make us sick. it can make us really healthy. >> reporter: the city has a big list of events ranging from free screenings and exercise classes. to find out what's going on you can call the hotline 311 or go to our website for a link to some of the activities. roosevelt leftwich, abc2 news. >> if you're looking for another way to get healthy, register for the susan g. komen race for the cure. the 5k starts at 8 a.m. there are tons of activityings that get started before that, including the survivor's walk. abc2 will be broadcasting it live from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. we have a special section dedicated to supporting breast cancer research awareness. i think i'm going to toss it over to wyatt. >> decent fall weather, which is something we're acustommed to we haven't had it for weeks. this weekend no exception, murky gray was about it. this pattern beginning to shift, though. yes. there's a few showers on maryland's most powerful radar. these temperatures unbelievably cool. upper 40s. eastern shore making it in the mid-50s. the r
ABC
Oct 24, 2011 5:30pm EDT
of flowers, the family is ask that donation be played to the dwelling place and used to establish a sports scholarship in their name. >>> a judge in philadelphia has set a december preliminary hearing for three people accused of holding menially disabled adults. they are charges with kidnapping, assault and false imprisonment. police say they were malnourished and one was chained to a boiler. . >>> in rockville, police are looking into a possible murder-suicide inside a nursing home. it happened this morning after a man came to visit his wife who lived in the village in rockville. he opened fire shortly after walking into her room. it's unclear what led up to the shooting. >> jury selection began in the trial of the woman accused of killing her coworker. brittany norwood is accused of beating jayna murray death. the two got into an argument after murray found stolen items in norwood's bag. . >>> taking a look at some of tonight's top stories, construction headaches, specifically the liberty road replacement project. it's been going on for a few months. when that's done it will be great, bu
ABC
Oct 26, 2011 5:30pm EDT
. >> reporter: so clearly he is using a little bit of humor maybe to try to get the youth vote. we still have a lot of time. >> definitely i think you have other information? >> reporter: yeah. maybe you talk about that at dinner when you get home. anyway, probably wonder what this piece of pizza is behind me. republican voters were asked which candidate, which republican they would like to have dinner with, 29% said caine, 22% said gingrich, the rest take up the rest but caine pretty appropriate we had pizza here. >> i was going to say. thank you. >> coming up all new, baltimore police are investigating the rape of a 14- year-old and need your help finding the man responsible. we will show you a free way to stay safe. it's a bright idea. those and more coming up for you at six. now a of world news. >> coming up on world news, new hope for women in the fight against breast cancer. the research trail sciencists have been following for decades, finally showing promise. we will see you on world news. . >>> this is what we like to see. a lot of green on the board the dow up 162, the nasdaq up
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